Kanpur Zika virus: Zika virus confirmation in 10 people, including a woman


Press desk, Amar Ujala, Kanpur

Published by: Shikha pandey
Updated Sun, Nov 7, 2021 4:14 pm IST

Summary

The dengue outbreak and viral spread after corona infection in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, is not yet completely over and the Zika virus has started to spread. The total number of people infected with Zika in Kanpur has reached 89.

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The ravages of Zika have increased in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Zika virus has been confirmed in 10 people, including a woman in Kanpur. The total number of infected people in the city has reached 89. The Department of Health has intensified the screening and sampling campaign. Earlier on Saturday, the Zika virus was confirmed in 13 new patients.

Some acts

– The Zika virus is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito that transmits dengue

It is more dangerous for pregnant women.

The fetus’ brain does not develop.

– Their mortality rate is said to be low.

– For the first time in 1952, it was found in a langur in the African forest.

In 1954 it was declared a virus.

Cases were found in Asia in 2007 and in Kerala and Maharashtra in 2021.

Symptoms of the disease do not appear in 60 percent of those infected.


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